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PS4 Fish, farm, decorate and more in chilled out town sim Castaway Paradise, out 31st July on PS4

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  1. Martok

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    Take your time getting your new island home up and running while getting to know your neighbours



    How many of you are big fans of Animal Crossing? We certainly are, so much so that it inspired us to make our own game. Our fresh take on the concept is Castaway Paradise, coming to PS4 31st July!

    The story is simple: you’ve been caught up in a storm, and now find yourself washed up on the shores of a quiet island in the middle of the ocean. You’re covered in seaweed when you wake up to see a friendly stranger looking down at you. This time, being shipwrecked might just be a stroke of luck!

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    Your new island home is full of quirky characters and things to do. The goal… is to do what you want! The villagers are happy to offer guidance and jobs, but nothing is mandatory. If you want to spend your days hunting for the biggest or most colorful bugs, go for it. Whether you’re farming, fishing, or taking jobs, you can be earning cash by selling things you find. Even a relaxing walk along the beach can be profitable if you take the time to collect some of the bits and pieces which have washed up.

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    So what can you buy with your earnings? There is a huge range of items, furniture, and clothing to collect. We’ve taken inspiration from events, cultures, and styles from around the world. Whether you want to show your love of soccer, hold a traditional Chinese tea party, or even turn a room of your house into a hospital ward, you have freedom to mix and match.

    What you see in these screenshots is just a tiny taster of all the content in the game. The same goes for clothing. Dress up for holidays like Christmas or Halloween, put together a stylish party outfit, or wear horribly clashing colors! You can do whatever you feel like each day.

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    Naturally, the island’s other inhabitants will celebrate holidays with you, and you can get to know them as you help with fixing up the island after the big storm. There’s no need to rush around meeting everyone at once – just take your time. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to get to know your way around as the seasons change.

    If you’re an outdoorsy type, we’ve got fishing, gardening, farming and bug-catching. If you prefer more artistic pursuits, we’ve got interior design, dressing up, and the chance to shape the island into your perfect tropical getaway.

    In Castaway Paradise, the world is your oyster. This is a holiday that never needs to end! With so many things to do and so many customisation options, you could spend a lifetime trying out different clothes and redecorating your home. We’ve made so much content for the game that sometimes even we get surprised by something for sale.

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    If an island holiday sounds appealing, make sure to mark the release date in your calendar: 31st July! Why not treat yourself to some time in the sun? We’d certainly recommend it!

    Source: Fish, farm, decorate and more in chilled out town sim Castaway Paradise, out 31st July on PS4
     
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    Looks a bit like Stardew Valley
     
  3. mick

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    What a load of shit. What is it now with games that look like they have been ripped straight out of the 1980's
     
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    These are light games for those who want something simple and relatively cheap to play (though I'm waiting to see what they price this one at) and like this type of game. Not all games have to graphically look like some of the AAA+ games or have their depth of gameplay.
     
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  5. HERMAN_JELMET

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    I'm playing fallout shelter again
     
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  6. Martok

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    I noticed by the trophies you've got appearing on the PS news feed when I log on. Is it the same as the tablet version or is it better?
     
  7. mick

    mick Even More Grumpy Grandad
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    Not saying that they should look fantastic but come on make an effort ffs. Didn't buy a PS4 Pro to play that sort of thing.
     
  8. Martok

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    Don't buy it then! There's hundreds of games out there for the PS4, more than enough for you to pick from that suit your preferences. Others who don't mind the graphics and like this type of game (and hopefully the price) will pick this up.

    Oh and great graphics don't necessarily make for great gameplay, at least not for everyone. For example, Warframe looks great but certainly doesn't suit everyone. Destiny 2 also looks great but some wouldn't touch it with a bargepole due to the gameplay.

    At the end of the day, different games, different graphics, different gameplay for different people. :)
     
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    It's the same but better......... Lol
     
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